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130 6-12 Literacy Coordinator
Position Title:     6-12 Literacy Coordinator     
 
Salary Range:     Regionally Competitive
    
Contract Length:  July 1- June 30   
 
Immediate Supervisor: Chief Academic Officer
               
Basic Function:  Provides support and professional learning for teachers, intervention specialists, coaches and administrators on all matters related to the second english and language areas, as well as the content literacy and vocabulary associated with all other content areas.  Facilitates the implementation of the Indiana Literacy Academic Standards and the integration of literacy across the content areas .  Works collaboratively with the STEM Coordinator and Fine Arts Facilitators with the implementation of best practice initiatives for the corporation.  Keeps abreast of current research and initiatives for mathematics and participates in local, state, and national conferences and educational organizations.
 
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:  
  1. Support the implementation of effective instructional strategies for teaching reading and writing across all contents in  Tier I and Tier II classroom instruction.
  2. Model, conduct small group instruction with students, deliver effective professional learning in order to meet the needs of student and adult learners. 
  3. Possess a deep understanding of the Indiana Academic Standards at multiple grade levels, protocols for standards analysis and unpacking.  
  4. Ability to develop and deliver effective formative and summative assessment measures. 
  5. Collaborate with principal and district support to identify the professional learning needs of educators through effective data analysis, with an emphasis on defining goals at each grade level, and identifying the strategies that are most effective in achieving those goals.  Alignment should be both vertical and horizontal with a detailed scope and sequence plan. 
  6. Provide support and professional learning for teachers and instructional assistants related to the 6-12 instruction with an emphasis on differentiated instruction. 
  7. Develop, plan, lead, and evaluate professional learning, especially in areas of best instructional practices in English/language arts/writing/reading, experience with state standards and developing aligned curriculum. 
  8. Coach, implement, and provide effective professional learning and support for district instructional models that foster students’ understanding of different modalities as readers and writers.
  9. Support teachers with the implementation of MTSS supports and practices. 
  10. Collaborate with the digital integration specialist and principal to support the seamless integration of technology into classroom practice and student learning.
  11. Recommend and coordinate with the CAO the purchasing of instructional materials, equipment, and building of inclusive classroom libraries and book rooks within assigned programs.
  12. Oversee all district adoption processes and procedures related to assigned content areas.
  13. Perform other duties as directed by the principal.
Qualifications:  Incumbent must hold a valid certification in elementary education, secondary specific content area, reading specialist endorsement preferred. Possess strong planning, listening, organizational, supervisory, analytical, problem-solving, computer, accountability, multi-tasking, flexibility, resourcefulness, and oral and written communications skills. Incumbent must possess knowledge of the comprehensive organization, operations, policies and objectives of assigned department or area. 
Preferred Qualifications: A Master's Degree with a focus on literacy instruction, as well as certification in grades 6-12. 
 
Physical Demands:
Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and other technologies and office equipment, sitting, standing and walking for extended periods of time; kneeling; bending at the waist; lifting; pushing; pulling and carrying equipment, supplies and materials weighing up to 25 pounds; repetitive hand movement and fine coordination to use a computer keyboard; emotional stability to work effectively under pressure and to keep all aspects of the job under control; hearing and speaking to exchange information in person or on the telephone; seeing to read; prepare and assure the accuracy of documents.
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